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Date Joined Feb 2003
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   Posted 2/5/2008 8:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone ever tried probiotcs to help with gas.  Since i flared this December, I have such terrilbe gas.  It is horrible and  am afraid to be in someone elses hosue.  any other suggestions?

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Date Joined May 2003
Total Posts : 2480
   Posted 2/5/2008 9:27 PM (GMT -6)   
i use Garden of Life brand. Probiotics are no cure, but they do help.

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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 11
   Posted 2/5/2008 9:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Probiotics, kefir, yogurt, and a low fiber, low-carb diet has all but eliminated my gas problems.
21 years old. Student. Diagnosed 1999 at age 12. Tried every med and therepy available. Currently no meds and feeling good with diet restrictions.

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   Posted 2/5/2008 10:20 PM (GMT -6)   
The only thing that eliminated my severe gas is taking fibre supplements daily as my GI suggested 5 yrs ago, he said to take them daily for the rest of my life...I can even eat fibreous foods without getting all gassy and bloated.

Of course I take a good probiotic daily as well, along with bee propolis, omegas 3-6-9, vitamins B12, A and C-calcium ascorbate, drink chamomile tea and water only, eat healthy, no junk-foods, processed foods, animal fats, caffeine, alcohol and exercise regularly with cardio and weights. No processed sugar, if you eat a diet high in sugar (along with the no no's I mentioned above) this will add or even be the culprit behind gas and bloating.

PS...I don't take any oral meds for my crohns and I went from 30+ BM's/day with alot of bleeding and mucus to 5 or less, no blood, mucus or pain, gas or bloating.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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   Posted 2/5/2008 11:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Right now I will try anything. I am wondering if the gas is worse because I am just coming off a pretty bad flare and my gut is just a mess. There are times where I just wish this would all end! Prof

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